OSC Great Conversations: Explore the Universe with Gravitational Waves
Unpack the fabric of space-time with Dr. Rainer Weiss’ exploration of gravitational waves in the era of multi-messenger astronomy. This ground-breaking discovery earned Dr. Weiss the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics, along with his work on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory. Discover what colliding black holes and neutron stars have in common and how major gravitational forces ripple through the universe at the speed of light. The "Charles Darrow Lecture Series" is a collaboration between the RASC - Toronto Centre and the Ontario Science Centre.
About the Great Conversations Speaker Series
In the spirit of discussion, debate and discovery, this series brings leading global experts to a local audience to share thoughts, ideas and perspectives — from learning about the creative side of ADHD and understanding how to overcome human limits from an astronaut to hearing from a Nobel-laureate in Physics about the fourth dimension.
Don’t miss out on these intellectually engaging, thought-provoking evenings that are sure to get you talking, leaving you to pursue great conversations of your own.
The Lobby Café will be open, offering healthy and fresh sandwiches, salads and snacks and Tim Hortons hot and cold beverages.
Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: $20 (OSC Members: $15), Parking: $5 (RASC Members - see separate email)
Tickets: OSC Members, Non-Members (RASC Members - see separate email)
Organized by: Ontario Science Centre and RASC - Toronto Centre
Location: Ontario Science Centre (Imperial Oil Auditorium)